Toothache frequently occurs at night, sweet sugary food and fizzy drinks are very detrimental to your gums and teeth. The sugar and acid combine to make a plaque that allows bacteria to fester and cause tooth decay and gum disease.
Before toothbrushes and toothpaste were used, twigs or bark from shrubs were used carefully to keep teeth clean.
Elderwood twigs were commonly used in Britain. Elder vinegar was used as mouthwash and gums were strengthened by rubbing them with sage leaf or blackthorn. Numerous measures can be taken to stop toothache.
Cloves : One of the most natural toothache remedies is to rub some cloves on the gum around your painful tooth or you can plug your cavity by saturating cotton wool in clove oil. Holding some brandy or whisky in your mouth or plugging the toothgap with cotton wool that has been soaked in alcohol works well.
Sage or thyme infusion: put a teaspoon of thyme or sage in 1 cup of boiling water. Cover it and allow it to infuse for 10 minutes. Hold it in your mouth and swirl it around. It helps to reduce infection and inflammation when gums are hurt as well as your teeth.
Try the aboriginal supplejack and quinine berry remedies for toothache.
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